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June 16, 2017

Digital transformation in mountain communities

When people think about digital transformation, they aren’t usually thinking about businesses in mountain communities like ours, and that’s something we’d like to see change. Digital technologies can disrupt and empower businesses in the high country just like they can in the city. The thing is, most people up here haven’t heard of the term, and that’s a big part of the problem. When we step out for a beer after work on Friday, there’s a safe bet the small business owner sitting on the stool nearby hasn’t heard of…
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May 30, 2017

Cisco Spark is our chosen collaboration tool — here’s why

Instant messaging at the office has been a workplace reality – and necessity – since 1997, when AOL, Inc. launched AIM. Over the past 20 years, though, instant messaging has evolved from away messages and embarrassing usernames to a very real way for companies to communicate and collaborate internally. AIM has since fallen to the wayside, made obsolete by newer instant messaging and collaboration platforms with a whole host of capabilities. Among the most popular are Slack, Cisco Spark, Skype, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Teams. After trying them all, we…
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May 23, 2017

‘WannaCry’ and the reality of cyber threats

The ‘Wanna Cry’ cyber attack brought cyber security into focus for millions of businesses and individuals worldwide. While it’s impossible to call an event of this scale positive, the attention brought to the realities of cyber security as a result of this attack, is helpful. Experts have long decried the lack of preparation and understanding an alarmingly large percentage of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) have when it comes to network security. In a ZDNet article published last September, writer Charlie Osborne explained that, “a third of small to…
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May 15, 2017

FREE Cyber Security Assessment

This past weekend, an unprecedented malware attack hit more than 200,000 hospitals, corporations, government agencies and small businesses. Don't let yours be next. Bringing in an IT solutions provider like Rhize Tech ensures the safest possible digital environment for your business. We specialize in assessing whether or not you have harmful applications installed, keeping patches up to date and spotting security holes before a hacker does. Rhize Tech offers the following in cyber security protection: Patching & updating Remediation Disaster recovery Thorough general security checks Give us a call today…
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May 12, 2017

4 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Managed Services

Managing the broad range of technologies and services your business needs to find success in today’s world is tough! Because of this, the list of organizations turning to IT professionals (like us) to manage everything from Data Centers to Network Security and Applications is growing. Recent studies have shown that by 2019, the managed services market is expected to increase by as much as $193 billion. When we chat with industry friends, some of them are still surprised by the growing popularity of managed services – we, however, are not.…
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May 5, 2017

We’d Like to Introduce Ourselves!

We recently came to the realization that despite having a few years of business under our belt, we've not formally introduced ourselves. You'll begin to see regular content posted to this blog, but before we start blasting you weekly, we thought it best to make a formal introduction. So, here goes. Hello, we are Rhize! It's a pleasure to meet you.
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